The National Rural Health Association
(NRHA) – a national membership organization with more than 20,000 members – strives to be a proactive, positive leader in addressing rural health issues and achieving a more positive health environment for rural Americans.
The National Cooperative of Health Networks
(NCHN) is a national association of health networks and strategic partners that support and strengthen health alliances through collaboration, networking, leadership development and education.
The National Center for Frontier Communities
(NCFC) is the only national organization addressing the needs of frontier communities – the smallest, most geographically isolated communities in the United States. NCFC serves as a national clearinghouse, conducts research, provides education and offers leadership on issues of importance to frontier communities.
The National Center for Rural Health Works
(RHW) provides a process through which community residents can evaluate their health systems – a process that leads to increased use and expansion, and ensures the existence of, health services.
The AgriSafe Network
is a national nonprofit membership organization representing health professionals concerned with the health & safety of farm families. Benefits include access to educational materials, contact with other clinicians and updates on cutting-edge developments in agricultural health & safety.
The Rural Health Information Hub
(RHIhub), the nation’s leading rural health and human services “information portal,” helps rural communities and rural stakeholders access the full range of programs, funding, and research that are are available for providing quality health and human services to rural residents.
America’s network of Telehealth Resource Centers
(TRCs) seeks to advance the effective use of, and support access to, telehealth services in rural/underserved communities. All 15 TRCs (three national, 12 regional) provide services, resources and tools that benefit both developing and existing programs alike.
The VHA Office of Rural Health
seeks to improve access and quality of care for rural and highly rural veterans enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System by developing evidence-based policies and innovative practices that support the unique needs of veterans residing in geographically remote areas.
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
(ASTHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, formulate and influence sound public health policy and ensure excellence in state-based public health practice. ASTHO’s primary function is to track, evaluate, and advise members on the impact and formation of public or private health policy which may affect them and to provide them with guidance and technical assistance on improving the nation’s health.
The RTT Collaborative in rural health professions education and training is a board directed cooperative of participating programs and individuals committed to sustaining health professions education in rural places.
The National Rural Health Resource Center provides technical assistance, information, tools and resources for the improvement of rural health care. It serves as a national rural health knowledge center and strives to build state and local capacity.